ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
Spencer Turrin was named in the men’s four in 2013, along with training partner Alex Lloyd. Turrin has enjoyed considerable success in the four since then, claiming numerous World Cup medals as well as bronze at the 2014 and silver at the 2013 World Championships. Turrin raced in the Men’s Four in 2015 and claimed a gold at Lucerne in World Rowing Cup III and a silver at the 2015 World Rowing Championships. In 2016, Turrin was named in the Men’s Pair alongisde Alex Lloyd, with the duo finishing sixth at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. For the 2017 World Rowing Cup 2 and World Rowing Championships, Turrin was named in the Men’s Four alongside Josh Hicks, Jack Hargreaves and Alex Hill. He went on to win gold in the Men’s Four at the 2017 World Championships, the first time in 26 years that Australia had won the boat class.He also raced in the Men’s Eight at World Rowing Cup 3 winning a silver medal in 2017. In 2018, Turrin was once again named in the Men’s Four – he won gold at World Rowing Cups 2 and 3, and will race the same boat at the World Rowing Championships.